The effect of exercise on body composition and bone mineral density in breast cancer survivors taking aromatase inhibitors.

@article{Thomas2017TheEO,
  title={The effect of exercise on body composition and bone mineral density in breast cancer survivors taking aromatase inhibitors.},
  author={Gwendolyn A. Thomas and Brenda Cartmel and Maura Harrigan and Martha G Fiellin and Scott Capozza and Yang Zhou and Elizabeth A Ercolano and Cary P Gross and Dawn L. Hershman and Jennifer A. Ligibel and Kathryn H. Schmitz and Fang-yong Li and Tara Sanft and Melinda L. Irwin},
  journal={Obesity},
  year={2017},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={346-351}
}
OBJECTIVE This study examined the effect of 12 months of aerobic and resistance exercise versus usual care on changes in body composition in postmenopausal breast cancer survivors taking aromatase inhibitors (AIs). METHODS The Hormones and Physical Exercise study enrolled 121 breast cancer survivors and randomized them to either supervised twice-weekly resistance exercise training and 150 min/wk of aerobic exercise (N = 61) or a usual care (N = 60) group. Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry… CONTINUE READING
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